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Kung Fu Canyon

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Elevation: 8,500'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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Description 

This rocky canyon is yet another way to approach Conquest Ridge and the Year of the Cat Gully as well as the Shangri-La Valley and is home to a number of quality boulders and problems scattered about it's reaches.

Some of the better problems here include Jet Li (V0), Kung Fu Grip (V3), Game of Death (V4), Mortal Kombat (V5), Enter the Dragon (V5), Roll the Bones (V6), The One (V6) and Paper Dragon (V10).


Getting There 

Hike the main trail past the Flash Gordon and Trailside Boulders and turn right just past the House Boulder to enter the Canyon proper. Approach time is 15-20 minutes.


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Starting the crux on The One (V6), Tramway

The One V6 7A  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : The All Day Boulder
SDS at a chalked rail (same start as Jet Li ) and then out the overhang to a duo of sloping pinches - steady yourself and then reach over the lip to better holds. A short but testy problem with cooler weather a good idea to stick the crux holds. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By C Miller
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Jul 28, 2009

Incorrectly called the Trailside Kingdom by the 5-Star-Bouldering guidebook.

By RTM
Jul 29, 2009

Had the (5 Star) author bothered to contact ANY locals, she may have gotten some real info. Instead, she just lifted it all from Dr. Topos.